2005 Chateau Leoville-Barton

2005 Chateau Leoville-Barton

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ABOUT THE WINE
Château Léoville Barton is the smallest portion of the great Léoville estate and has been owned by the Barton family since 1826. There is no château and the wine is made at Langoa Barton. Léoville Barton's 48 hectares of vineyards are located in the east of the St-Julien wine appellation and lie on gravelly-clay soils. Since Anthony Barton took over the reins from his Uncle Ronald in the mid-80s, quality has soared at Léoville Barton and the wine has gone from being a solid mid-league performing 2ème Cru Classé to one of the most exciting and scintillating wines in St. Julien. Harmonious & elegant with complexity & finesse their 2005 is clearly one of the best wines to join us from this near-mythical vintage.

TASTING NOTES
Concentrated and rich yet with gentle moderation being provided by a wonderful freshness and elegance this is a wine in absolutely perfect balance. The deep fruit notes of blackberry, bilberry and crème de cassis are married to the earthy, spicy characters of leather; mocha; liquorice allsorts; cedar; minerals and cigar box. All wrapped in sweet, floral, perfumed oak and with a long, persistent finish. A multi-dimensional delight!

FOOD PAIRING
Smoked duck, beef stew or lamb leg are all perfect pairings.

FRIARWOOD SAYS
Drinking beautifully now but with tremendous cellaring potential - from the present until 2050. 
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